Graphic novels are drawing in kids, with positive results in more ways than one

Anonymous Patron writes “Not only are comics the hottest thing in teen and adult publishing, they’re getting a whole lot of love from librarians, who are scrambling to flesh out their graphic-novel collections and understand the market.

So it was inevitable that the comics craze would extend down to the original, but long-forgotten, part of the fan base: kids.

Children’s publishers suddenly are ramping up graphic-novel imprints for younger readers, secure in the knowledge that not only will kids love them, but librarians will take them seriously. 03.html